DEMOCRATS: Boston's Kennedy Night

Boston Democrats never had a more successful fund-raising dinner than last week's testimonial for John E. Powers, candidate for mayor. The faithful turned out 2,190 strong for filet mignon at $100 a plate, and by evening's end, Powers' nomination was put down as a political certainty. Nobody minded much that the state's top Democrat, Presidential Hopeful Jack Kennedy, was off on Senate business, for he was represented in the two seats of honor by brother Ted and by Powers himself, a leading Kennedy lieutenant. Perhaps it was better, thought some, that Jack was not on hand for the evening's main...

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